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- teeth (obsolete)
From Middle English tethen, from Old English tēþan (“to teethe”), from Proto-Germanic *tanþijaną (“to teethe”), from Proto-Germanic *tanþs (“tooth”). Cognate with German zähnen (“to provide with teeth”).
- (intransitive) To grow teeth.
- Babies typically start teething at about six months.
- (intransitive) To bite on something to relieve discomfort caused by growing teeth.
- She'll teethe on anything that she can get into her mouth.